Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Today’s Headlines

8:56 AM EDT on May 19, 2008

    • Paul Krugman: Americans 'Stranded in Suburbia' (NYT)
    • High-Speed Rail Needed to Ease Congestion, Says House Republican (AP)
    • Weiner Stands Against Earmarks, Except When They're His (NYT)
    • NYPD Detective Suspended for Using Fake Placard; Union Protests (News)
    • Pregnant Driver Enters Labor, Jumps Curb at Rockefeller Center (News, Post)
    • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Homeless Man in Midtown (Post)
    • Maintenance Woes for Subway Elevators and Escalators (NYT)
    • Ridership on S.I. Railway Growing Faster Than Any Other NYC Line (AMNY)
    • DOT's Josh Benson Answers Cyclists' Questions, Part 3 (City Room)
    • Bike-to-Work Day Welcomed in Indianapolis (Indy Star via Bike Commute Tips)

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog New York City

Eric Adams’s McGuinness Blvd. Capitulation Did ‘Nothing’ for Pedestrians, Greenpoint Pols Charge

Mayor Adams's watered down bike lane redesign of McGuinness Boulevard failed to improve pedestrian safety, elected officials charged.

November 29, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: We Beat the DOT Edition

We beat the DOT in court after it rejected our FOIL request. Plus more news.

November 29, 2023

Pols Detail ‘Road Map’ For Safe Streets in Western Queens

A group of western Queens lawmakers released a plan for street safety projects they want to see before 2030.

November 28, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines: Restorative (Traffic) Justice Edition

Two stories highlighted a restorative justice program that allows traffic crash victims and perpetrators the chance to meet face-to-face. Plus more news.

November 28, 2023
See all posts